Amanda Davenport

Amanda Davenport

Partner, Deal Advisory Tax

KPMG in the UK

Amanda is a Partner in the Merger and Acquisition Tax group. She has 14 years experience advising on tax matters across a range of tax specialisms, countries and sectors but has specialised in large and complex transactions for corporate, private equity and infrastructure funds for the past 5 years. Amanda has experience advising high profile international corporate groups, largely headquartered in the UK or US, on international reorganisations, mergers and demergers, joint ventures, acquisition / integration projects and separation / disposal projects.

Prior to joining the deal advisory tax group in 2015, Amanda spent two and half years with KPMG Thailand and Singapore’s International tax and legal teams, providing a broad range of regulatory, legal and tax services to large inbound and outbound multi-national and state backed businesses. She served as Tax Chair for the British Chamber of Commerce for Thailand and the ASEAN European Association of Business and Commerce; presenting regularly in public forums on local and international tax matters. Amanda was also KPMG’s tax contact for the British Embassy in Bangkok.

Recent notable credentials include:

  • UK Tax due diligence lead for US-UK public to public merger. (2020) 
  • Global Tax Lead for GSK-side due diligence, acquisition structuring and post close legal entity rationalisation and synergy planning for GSK and Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare joint venture across 75 markets. (Full time GSK secondment 2019)
Education and qualifications
  • LLB (Hons) Law, University of Exeter

Accreditation
  • Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants for Scotland)

  • Chartered Tax Advisor (Chartered Institute of Taxation)